ANDREW WILSON - ANN YOUNG

ANDREW WILSON was born at Carnduff Farm, Avondale, on the 15th of January 1783 and baptised on the 19th of January.

Son of John Wilson and Helen Brownlie.

ANN YOUNG was born about 1793.

Ann's parentage is unknown.

Andrew and Ann were married in Avondale on the 27th of November, 1813. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/2, FR385)

Andrew is at Redding Farm, Avondale on the 1841 census and at Cloverhill Farm, Avondale, on the 1851 census. Their children John, James, William, Alexander, Ann and Isabel are all at Redding Farm, Avondale, on the 1841 census.

Children:

  1. John Wilson, born in Avondale on the 23rd of November, 1814. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/2, FR335 - mother's name is given as Agnes)

    John married Agnes Young, daughter of John Young and Agnes Findlay.

  2. Agnes Wilson, born in Avondale on the 6th of November, 1816. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/2, FR341)
  3. Helen Wilson, born in Avondale on the 1st of January, 1819. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/2, FR350)

    Helen was married to a Meal Miller, John Struthers (b. Avondale c.1819), and they had at least five children. They are in Carnwath parish on the 1851 census and at Palyard, Biggar on the 1881 census. Helen died at Paulsyard (presumably the same place), Biggar, on the 29th of July 1905.

  4. James Wilson, born in Carnduff, Avondale, on the 6th of May 1821. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/4, FR531 - mother's name is given as Agnes)
  5. James is at Redding Farm, Avondale with his elder brother John on the 1851 census. James died at Crosshill Farm on the 5th of October 1889. His occupation is given as Retired Gold Miner!

  6. William Wilson, born in Carnduff, Avondale, on the 19th of November, 1823. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/4, FR539)
  7. Alexander Wilson, born in Carnduff, Avondale, on the 6th of May, 1826. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/4, FR547)
    Alexander never married. He is at Cloverhill Farm on the 1851 and 1881 census. He died at Crosshill Farm, Avondale, on the 5th of March 1895.
  8. Ann Wilson, born in Carnduff, Avondale, on the 23rd May, 1828. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/4, FR553)
    Ann is at Cloverhill Farm on the 1851 and 1881 census.
  9. Isobel (aka Isabella) Wilson, born in Carnduff, Avondale, on the 12th of September, 1830. (Transcribed from OPR Ref. 621/4, FR560)

    Isobel is at Cloverhill on the 1851 census.

Ann died in April 1832, possiby at Redding.

Andrew died at Cloverhill on the 9th of July 1856. His son John was the informant. He was buried in Strathaven Churchyard (GROS Ref. 1856, 621, 63).